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Remembrance Day News Archive

Two plaques and two photographs for world war one engineering faculty memorial

Faculty of Engineering

Remembering Our Fallen

November 8, 2019 — 
When WWI took hold of the globe, engineering students at the University of Manitoba put down their pencils, packed their bags, and headed overseas to serve their country in a fight for freedom and peace.

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Telegram to the family of a fallen soldier

‘Mother, it’s terrible the things we see over here’

November 11, 2018 — 
The experience of one soldier can serve to convey the fragility of life and the tragedy of war as it impacts the lives of those left behind

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Crosses & Poppies

The Roll of the Fallen

November 9, 2018 — 
1,119 individuals represented the University of Manitoba in the service of their country, according to the Roll of the Fallen

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Mightier than the Sword

Desautels Faculty of Music

Art as an instrument for peace

November 6, 2018 — 
In a collaboration of multi-faculty arts at the University of Manitoba, …Mightier than the Sword marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War

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Elvina Mukhamedshina on duty at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France.

Alumni Abroad: Sharing the story of sacrifice

November 5, 2018 — 
There are two little pieces of Canada in northern France, and every year university students are sent over to tell their story

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Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery and Memorial to the Missing, the final resting place for nearly 12,000 First World War servicemen.

Alumni Insights: All is Quiet (Cycling the Ypres Salient)

November 5, 2018 — 
'Cycling the Ypres Salient was an amazingly educational and emotional experience'

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HMS Cornwallis ship supporting the evacuation of Suvla in December

Faculty of Arts

UM joins First World War commemoration

October 30, 2018 — 
The World Remembers commemorates the millions of people who lost their lives in the First World War from Canada and fifteen participating nations

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University students were soldiers who were part of the 11th Field Ambulance in France, 2017

Pomp under unusual circumstances

November 8, 2017 — 
The “Convocation at the Front” during the First World War was described by St. John’s College alumnus in 1918

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